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By Tom Harmer

North of Santa Fe, the recent Mexico panorama is framed via 4 excessive mountains. even though they're sacred to the Tewa Pueblo Indians, the 4 peaks are in numerous bureaucratic and cultural zones, this means that each one height draws viewers yet few non-Indian tourists stopover at multiple of the mountains. Tom Harmer’s chronicle of mountaineering all 4 of those mountains in a single summer—Sandia to the south, Chicoma to the west, Canjilon to the north, and Truchas to the east—offers a special view of a montane wooded area not like any on this planet, the place mountain, simple, and wilderness biota converge. outdoors lovers and armchair tourists alike will appreciate Harmer’s detailed account of his backpacking event, during which this sixty-two-year-old Anglo discovers the realities of advanced cultural legacies, ecological demanding situations, and human foibles counterpoised opposed to his personal strengths and frailties.


Tom Harmer is additionally the writer of Going local and What I’ve continuously recognized: residing in complete information of the Earth. He lives in northern New Mexico.


“This is a e-book of excessive event that lures the reader right into a profound knowledge of the movement of Nature. it's a tremendous bioregional guide that unearths the ordinary historical past and sacred caliber of the place of birth of El Norte. And it's a strong own mirrored image that compels us to protect this mythic panorama from those that might flip native land into money.”
-- Jack Loeffler, writer of considering Like a Watershed

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